Posts for Bideford

Survey on Bideford and Public Spaces Protection Orders

From Police alert system: The Bideford local policing team would like to make you aware of a survey available to complete on your views of Bideford and Public Spaces Protection orders (PSPO). PSPO’s are a legal tool that are used to stop individuals or groups committing antisocial behaviour or nuisance […]

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Serious collision A39, Bideford

From Devon & Cornwall Police: At 4.31pm on Tuesday 9th March 2021, Police were notified of a road traffic collision on the A39 just to the east of Torridge Bridge, Bideford. The collision involved five vehicles with significant damage caused to a silver Ford Focus, a grey VW Fox and a […]

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Problems on the A39 in Torridge

The AA Reports heavy traffic due to an accident near Barnstaple. Two cars are involved in a collision on the A39 at the A3125 (Roundswell roundabout). Meanwhile, the westbound A39 is also partially blocked near Bideford following a crash. The accident happened near the Torridge Bridge at around 4.30pm with travel […]

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Commonwealth Day in Torridge

Last year’s Commonwealth Day fell in the pre-covid period and just a week or so before the Country went into the first phase of Lockdown to control the spread of a little-known virus, Covid-19. One-year on and Covid-19 still casts a shadow over the lives of many Commonwealth Nations although, […]

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Burglary at Bideford petrol station

From Devon & Cornwall Police: Police are appealing for information after a haul of cigarettes were stolen from the BP petrol station at Blights Garage near Bideford in the early hours of yesterday morning, Sunday 24 January. At around 2.30am two people wearing hooded tops and face masks entered the […]

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Eat out but don’t stay out this New Year

As we move towards Christmas and New Year 2020, the threat of new strains of corona virus and climbing rates of infection have seen further extensions to restrictions in other parts of the Country noticeably the South East. With a view to keeping the virus in check in Torridge, Council […]

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Flood warning – River Torridge (Lower) from Dolton to Bideford, including Taddiport and Weare Giffard

Locally heavy rainfall during Monday has caused the River Torridge to rise. It should now have peaked. Flood waters may be deep and fast flowing in these areas. Remain safe and be aware of your local surroundings.

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Recycling update for Torridge

From Torridge Council: 2020 has been a strange year with many ‘ups and downs’, but recycling in Torridge is certainly on the ‘up’ and that’s thanks to you! We’d like to thank everyone in Torridge for supporting the service over the last twelve months. The combined effort from our crews […]

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Spot checks to ensure Torridge businesses are Covid-secure

Torridge District Council  has announced a joint project working with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) to contact businesses in Torridge to make sure they are COVID-secure and to help contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). The checks will ensure businesses are compliant with the latest government legislation and guidance […]

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Unique sculptures in Bideford welcome you …

Two further striking and unique sculptures have been unveiled in Cooper Street, Bideford depicting Sir Richard Grenville and a Salmon Fisherman and join “The Trader” and “The Cooper” celebrating various aspects of the town’s rich history. Each piece is also accompanied by a plaque explaining the historical connection.   Watching […]

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